fennel

A recent dinner party transported me to another time and place. How convenient an escape. My new Italian younger soul brother, Simone Porcu sparked the occasion. Tech executive by day, chef by night, Porcu cooks to connect with life more fully. This hobby is an act of love, self-healing, and maintains a legacy.
Sweet and salty -- delicious!
With most vegetables there is always a part we throw away -- from the tops of fennel to the stems of beets. And while sometimes we make use of them in stock, chef Steven Satterfield of Atlanta's Miller Union believes there's more to these throwaways than meets the eye.
If you eat a lot of it, you'll need to lie down for an hour or two, but in modest portions it is not a challenging dish.
There are also foods that can help deflate the belly. Five of our go-to de-bloating foods are listed below. Eating a few of these on a regular basis can keep you from feeling like your stomach has overstayed its welcome at your next party.
The succulent fennel-roasted apples make every bite of this autumn salad a true celebration of fall's bounty.
One of the things that excites me the most is to take a humble vegetable and turn it into something exquisite.
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It might be chilly outside, but there are already some wonderful signs of delicious and fresh produce from the local farms in the area. When I saw these gorgeous rainbow carrots, I knew I had to have them at my dinner table.
These six fennel dishes show fennel's great range of possibilities -- this veggie is equally delightful in a light, refreshing salad as it is in a cheesy baked gratin.
Thanksgiving is a time for family traditions. Some people love sausage and bread in their stuffing, while others make theirs hot or sweet.
If you've never tasted fennel, put it on your bucket list. What is fennel? A perennial vegetable, fennel is a member of the carrot family, along with anise, dill, parsley, caraway and coriander.
One of my favorite types of cakes are the semolina-based cakes that are popular in Mediterranean and Indian desserts. Fresh, firm, and ripe oranges give this cake its taste and aroma.
Whether sharp and raw or sweet and cooked, we love this bulbous vegetable.
Bored of eating the usual green salad? Tired of the typical ingredients? Whether you enjoy salad for lunch at the office
Until recently, I'd never tried fennel pollen -- the yellowish dust that drifts off the blossoms of the green feathery plant. If angels sprinkled a spice from their wings, this would be it.